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Beer, Wine and Brushstrokes at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art

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Beer, Wine and Brushstrokes on Thursday, November 7. Visit www.cobblandmarks.com to purchase tickets.

 

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Enjoy Bourbon, Steaks and Stogies with Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society

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Enjoy an evening of bourbon, steaks and stogies to benefit Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society. The annual event will be held on Thursday, October 24, at 7pm at The Brickyard at Marietta Station. For tickets and more information visit cobblandmarks.com. Cost is $50 per person, maximum attendance 100 people.

 

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Explore Cobb County History this Thursday at Anderson House

Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society's Annual Membership Meeting

Explore Cobb County history on Thursday, June 6, at 7pm with Dr. Tom Scott, presented by the Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society 2013 Lecture Series.

Scott will share his knowledge and research on the history of Cobb County in an engaging presentation that challenges the audience to see local history as part of the bigger picture. This sought after lecture will intrigue participants as Scott shares the history of Cobb County from the early days to the present using stories and anecdotes.

The event is free and no reservations are necessary. The lecture will be held at Anderson House, 65 Whitlock Avenue, Marietta, 30064.

 

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Hyde Farm part of local tour of Historic Places this weekend

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Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society, Inc., will present Historic Open Houses around the area this weekend, including East Cobb’s own Hyde Farm. May is Preservation Month and the Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society is offering these tours (walking and drive-by) for residents and visitors to See, Save and Celebrate Cobb County’s Historic Places.

All sites free to the public on these dates. Some are docent-led, others are drive-by only. Visit http://www.cobblandmarks.com/calendar.php for complete information on each site.

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Neighbors working to preserve history: Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society’s Annual Membership Meeting

Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society's Annual Membership Meeting

Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society’s Annual Membership Meeting will be held this Thursday, January 24, 2013, 7pm, at The Whitlock Inn, 57 Whitlock Avenue SW and The Anderson House, 65 Whitlock Avenue SW.

During the business meeting at The Whitlock Inn, members will report on the activities of the society over the past year and on plans for 2013. Members of the board will be elected for the 2013-2016 term and the annual achievement awards will be presented to members of the community who have made significant contributions to historic preservation. After the business meeting at the Whitlock Inn, the evening will progress next door to the Anderson House, CLHS headquarters, to enjoy food and fellowship. It’s a great opportunity to see your friends in the preservation community and to make new friends who share your commitment to preserving, protecting, and promoting our local historic heritage.

For further details, contact Nancy Gadberry, executive director Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society, Inc., at 678-594-4994.

Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society’s Guess Who’s Coming… and Staying for Lunch?: History, Food and Fun in Cobb County

From July 24-27, join Cobb Landmarks and Historical Society for their “Guess Who’s Coming…and Staying for Lunch?” series celebrating important local landmarks. Tours are:

 

Tuesday July 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
Meet at the Root House Museum at 9 a.m. Tour the Root House, the Marietta Museum of History and the Gone With the Wind Museum and enjoy a gourmet southern-style lunch in the Root House garden. Then take a walking tour to the Marietta Museum of Art for a lecture on
architecture in Marietta.

Wednesday July 25, 8 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Meet at the KSU Center on Busbee Parkway at 8 a.m. and climb on the bus. Tour the Power Cabin and Hyde Farm and picnic at the lake.

Thursday July 26, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Meet at the KSU Center on Busbee Parkway for another bus ride. Tour Historic Acworth, the Rosenwald School, Mt. Bethel AME, and enjoy great food from Doug’s.

Cost is $30 per day or $75 for all three days. Call Abbie Parks at 770-975-1930 for reservations. Deadline to register is July 18.

Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society Spring Events

The Cobb Landmarks & Historical Society has a pair of spring events right around the corner.

Its annual Heirloom Plant Sale will be at the Root House April 29 and 30. And a “Lunch and Learn” with WSB’s Walter Reeves will be at noon on April 30 at St. James Episcopal Church.

For more, go to www.cobblandmarks.com.